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About this blog: We are writing this blog to give practical advice to students and parents, to reflect on issues affecting college admissions, and to provide a platform for a robust community discussion on post-secondary choices. We occasionally f...  (More)

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UCSB's CCS program
Dec 11, 2018 2:19 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 6,801

(Written by Lori McCormick)

The University of California at Santa Barbara’s College of Creative Studies, established in 1967, is celebrating their 50th anniversary... More
Honesty is the Best Policy
Oct 31, 2018 1:58 pm
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Many students are applying to their early application colleges this week. When it comes to essays, my job as an independent admissions counselor is to help students... More
Are you fit for Community College?
Sep 27, 2018 10:22 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 5,178

(Written by Lori McCormick)

I have written about this topic before but feel it is worth repeating. I love community colleges! For the right student, starting... More
Let's Talk Internships
Sep 20, 2018 10:29 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 5,381

(Written by Rebecca Bjorklund, University Recruiter for a variety of corporations, ranging from management consulting to aerospace to interactive entertainment)


Glowing... More
Building a college list
Aug 30, 2018 11:06 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 4,348

(Written by Lori McCormick)

Public, private, urban, suburban, rural, small, medium, large, research opportunities, liberal arts, East Coast, West Coast, somewhere... More
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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